Oct 7, 2012 3:00pm EDT
be said of almost every california governor. >> over the last few months we've seen major cities like stockton and san bernardino as well in california, we've seen those cities go bankrupt. what does it say about the fiscal challenges facing municipalities throughout the country? >> well i think there's a lot of challenges to cities, counties, states and federal government. the short answer is we have to learn to live within our means. i'd like to say when you go do a restaurant and you look at the items on the menu, they all look great. but we don't order everything. if we order everything, we'll die, we can't digest all that. we have to make choices, i believe if we decided to live within 95% of what the revenue brought in today we can make choices that will affect about 95% of the things we can do. when i was governor, that would be just fine and we could rein in spending and rein in our appetites on all kinds of levels, that would be a positive step forward. >> i did want get your take on the race. how would you characterize the obama campaign so far? >> i'm a big supporter o
Oct 6, 2012 2:00pm EDT
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Oct 4, 2012 8:00am PDT
on hundreds of new york city rooftops. today the tanks are shaped by hand with past century old tools. he says you don't throw out what works, you just build upon it. for more, watch "your business" this sunday at 7:30 on msnbc. welcome aboard! [ chuckles ] ♪ [ honk! ] ♪ [ honk! ] ♪ [ honk! ] ♪ [ male announcer ] now you'll know when to stop. [ honk! ] the all-new nissan altima with easy fill tire alert. [ honk! ] it's our most innovative altima ever. nissan. innovation that excites. ♪ >>> i love the split screen staring at obama, addressing him as the prey. i'm coming at the incumbent, i have to beat him. i'm going to beat him tonight. i don't care what this guy, the moderator, whatever he thinks he is, because i'm going to ignore him. what was romney doing? he was winning! >> that was chris matthews after the debate last night asking where was obama? for many the president seemed disengaged during that debate. the debate with charlie chris the republican governor of florida after leaving the party in the race for the u.s. senate. now he's supporting president obama.
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am EDT
major city, if you will. it happens to be cincinnati. and of course, ohio is where both the president and mitt romney are. and on one hand, the president's going to hang out in columbus because he's trying to one up the score. that's a good democratic county. but cincinnati, it's a swing county, right down here. it's one that president bush carried by 23,000 votes. the president carried it by 21,000 votes. it's going to tell you a lot about what's happening in ohio by where that goes. and then moving on into virginia, it won't come as a surprise to folks that the big swing county is in the northern virginia area, since that's where all the growth has been. and i'm sure folks are wondering, is it -- well, let me move here. technology stalls a little bit. is it a loudon, a fairfax, a prince william? well, according to our numbers, it's prince william, and the county seat of prince william, that's manassas. the joke about virginia is when you drive on i-66 in virginia, the welcome center when you've entered the state of virginia, you have to drive 30 miles to prince william county in man
Oct 10, 2012 8:00am PDT
mexico city policy which would keep federal funding from going to fund abortions. that's something we do like. but there's also a difference you have to note from a candidate. mitt is doing something smart here. he's saying, look, i know what i believe but here's the things i'm going to be able to do as president. contrast that with barack obama who made all these wild promises and pledges and 00 come through a -- follow through on any of them and you see kind of a pragmatic mitt romney who says this is what i believe in but this is what i know i can accomplish. i'm not going to overpromise here. >> your response? >> i appreciate my fellow south carolinian's comments about policy but here is a fact. so the capital of japan is tokyo. we know thesing a fact. here is the fact. not a single taxpayer dollar goes to fund abortions. not one. not even a cent. not even a penny. not one. the theory of reinstituting the policy is a farce. mitt romney was pro-choice. now -- then pro-life. then this morning he was pro-choice and now andrea is saying he's pro-life. i'm confused. the great thing is i c
Oct 6, 2012 4:00pm EDT
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00am EDT
syria's largest city have reportedly killed 35 or 33 people. three explosions rocked a government controlled district in aleppo. more trouble to report for american airlines. a flight returned to dallas last night when a cockpit light indicated a landing gear problem. meanwhile, american says it knows why seats have come loose on two different planes. the troubled airline saying clamps were not properly installed. crews are checking more planes today after inspections found four others with that problem. >>> coming up, i'm going to talk to former abc journalist, carl simpson, the first african-american woman to moderate a presidential debate in 1992 and we haven't had a female moderate a debate since, but first, here's a memorable moment from the 2000 debate. >> just tell me what's your philosophy and position on issues. but can you get things done? and i believe i can. with the spark cash card from capital one, olaf's pizza palace gets the most rewards of any small business credit card! pizza!!!!! [ garth ] olaf's small business earns 2% cash back on every purchase, every day! he
Oct 5, 2012 8:00am PDT
girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts, more events, more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with the citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] >>> welcome back. we continue to follow breaking news on msnbc. both the president and mitt romney having live events in virginia this hour on the heels of those new job numbers putting unemployment at its lowest level in nearly four years. the new number, 7.8%. but are those numbers enough to change the trajectory of this race and in whose favor? here is carl bernstein on "jansing & co." last hour. take a look. >> so, carl, does this change the narrative, these new unemployment numbers? >> perhaps. i think we really need to look at who mitt romney is in this campaign, what he's tried to do in the debate is shed his manacles of the far right of the tea party fringe of the party which has come to control the republican party and escape it. >> all right. so let's find out what our friday political power panel thinks about that. joining m